Ultrasound to get your mind right

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Pyrrho
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Ultrasound to get your mind right

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https://newatlas.com/medical/ultrasound ... imulation/
Activating the FEF on the left side of the brain made the animals look to the right target more often, while activating the right-hand FEF had them look left. On average, the monkeys showed a two-to-one bias compared to default.

The team says that this experiment demonstrates that there are alternatives for treating mental and neurological disorders besides drugs or invasive surgeries. The ultrasound waves are inaudible and can’t be felt at all by the subjects.

“The paper shows that ultrasound can produce strong effects, up to the point of influencing behavior,” says Jan Kubanek, lead author of the study. “And changes in behavior is what we ultimately care about. For instance, we may be able to correct poor decision-making or at least reduce a person’s tremor in the hand.”
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Re: Ultrasound to get your mind right

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Did someone just discover the left governs right attention and the right left?

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Re: Ultrasound to get your mind right

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We're talking brain geniuses here, Doctor X.
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Re: Ultrasound to get your mind right

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Meh. Most likely would be put to use in shopping malls.